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Senryu Angst Poems | Senryu Poems About Angst

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Setbacks Contest Sponsor: Nayda Ivette Negrom missing link unknown her death my pity hindrance lessening of growth regressed innocence before successful progress life’s impediment severe frustration defeated bloodline mourning extinct from her loss thirsty for closure beyond my intelligence woe relapsed from strength prayers heal my heart yesterday’s setbacks bring hope struggle gains freedom ~1st Place Winner~ Date Written: July 6, 2016

Copyright © Laura Loo | Year Posted 2016

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Meaningless Meaning

We deceive ourselves,
To try to hide from our own

Copyright © Mark J. Halliday | Year Posted 2015

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Slave and Can't Help It

Hidden for so long,
Because of Society.
Someone, no one knows!

Copyright © Marty Owens | Year Posted 2009

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New World

a world forsaken
warring factions ne'er at peace...
a new horizon.

Copyright © harry horsman | Year Posted 2012

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Distill emotion
to one cliché “I love you”
call it poetry

Wrap all your feelings
in colorful box, ribbons,
call it greatest gift

Inflated ego
sworn superiority
call it all I need

I hear no trace of
regret in the voice speaking
of indiscretions

I see no sign of
truth in the dark eyes that claim
to love me only

I feel not the touch
of kindness from hands that give
only when they need

Hit-and-run kisses
when all I need is for you
to linger a while

Beware the high ground
only time until the fall

Singular captures
only the essence of one
and that one is you

I lost myself there
sometimes I think you love me
for bending to you

So say it’s untrue
though every verb indicates
quite the contrary

I can not believe
manipulated words when
you’re hiding your eyes

Redeem, for this heart
that fell blissful into you
is reaching out still

Copyright © Tracy Decker | Year Posted 2006

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Irrlichter/Will-o'-the-wisps/Mala luz

Irrlichter im Nebel 
Träume in unruhiger Nacht 
Sind schnell vergessen


Will-o'-the-wisps in fog 
The dreams in some restless nights
Are quickly forgotten


Mala luz en la niebla
Sueños en noches inquietas 
Son rápidamente olvidados

Copyright © Gert W. Knop | Year Posted 2010

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I'd Like to Know

The freeways are packed,
Long faces, fatigue, stress
Where are you going?

Like rats in a maze,
Guzzling gas, polluting air
What is so important?

Cell phones and laptops,
Purity of quiet lost
Mankind advances?

Copyright © Barbara Gorelick | Year Posted 2010

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When Crickets Moan

Disembodied howls
Tunneling through the black night
My soul begs to rest

August 2014
© All Rights Reserved

Copyright © James Marshall Goff | Year Posted 2014

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Liberty 33

Bloodgold plundering
Extraterrestrial theft
Appocalypse now


Copyright © James Marshall Goff | Year Posted 2014

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I Tried

deepening depths take gulp to indeed recover such intake, smothers .

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2015

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A Mother's Thoughts on Post War Landmines

Sorrow sparks sunrise
Where can my children roam free?
My tears fill oceans


Copyright © James Marshall Goff | Year Posted 2013

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That's Life

torn, twisted lies he thinking, blinking, sinking I one looks up, declines .

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2015

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My Cheating Husband (written for Rauls contest)

My cheating husband
Our love betrayed and broke
I must travel on

Copyright © Kelly Zakerski | Year Posted 2010

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If The Good Lord Tarries -

in five thousand years
our entire planet may be
a cemetery…

***Cremation anyone? Burial at sea?

For Susan’s contest

Copyright © Tim Ryerson | Year Posted 2014

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Tombstone - Like The Four Horsemen

they walked along
weathered, carrying their guns;
like the four horsemen…

down to the O.K.
guns blazing, bullets flying;
smoke clears, the strong stand…

Copyright © Tirzah Conway | Year Posted 2011

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Am I

out reach I, I look peripheral haze contains captured, for how long

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2015

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Judge signed the last page
Bloody headprints paint my rage
The stage to my cage

Copyright © Robb A. Kopp | Year Posted 2010

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The Stranger In The Mirror

From where did you come
wrinkled with hair turning gray?
Please, just go away !

~~~~~~~~~  inspired by Daver Austin's poem
                               "Golden Years"

Copyright © Sue Mason | Year Posted 2010

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The Kids of Divorce

Mom and Dad divorce; the kids are damaged for life; but some are relieved.

Copyright © Ngoc Nguyen | Year Posted 2012

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Cell Phone gets the DEEP SIX

his voice is on mute
since texting takes away words
conversation rare

cell phone dependence
feeling naked without it
how can you reach me?

romantic dinner
disrupted by cell phone ring
eyes glaze, must answer

in great frustration
she chucks cell phone out window
date night is ruined

Written on 8/22/2015
For Senyru on Cellular Reality Contest

Copyright © Laura Leiser | Year Posted 2015

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Just another one

It is hard to miss
A person you never knew
Which is all she was.

Copyright © Dylan Catalano | Year Posted 2012

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Lovelier Than A Rose

Oh lovely rose song
Pressed in that book for so long
Music can't be wrong

Memories that stay
always recurring array
Learning how to pray

Thoughts engraved so deep
Everlasting pure, keep
Reminding of love

Oh that lovely rose
Pressed in that book that was closed
She lovingly chose

Memories that say
True love won't take her away
Momma I miss you

Copyright © Jimmy Anderson | Year Posted 2011

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The Casino Changed My Life

Tried it once
Left craving for more
Addiction took hold

Copyright © Tyesha Ehigiator | Year Posted 2009

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Queen of England

pomp and circumstance
still reign it's a tradition
so are the food banks.

Harry J Horsman 2015

Copyright © harry horsman | Year Posted 2015

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senryu 7 - decay

~~ life is but nothing when health has gone to decay - a passion for death ____________________________________ September 1, 2013 Senryu Written for the contest, Passion Pays, Not Patience, Dr. Mehta

Copyright © Broken Wings | Year Posted 2013

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Broken Heart

Broken Heart

Bleeding broken heart
Needs a breath of honest care
So limp pump me up.

Theresa Marie

Copyright © Theresa CW | Year Posted 2015

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haiku or senryu

haiku or senryu 
doesn't matter I'm still

Copyright © Black Eyed Susan | Year Posted 2012

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Her Return

Time passes along,
Seen by his heart so heavy,
Angst at her return

First ever try at a Senryu.

Written in Afghanistan -3 SEP 2013

Copyright © Marquis MC Mills-Cooper | Year Posted 2013

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Don't Spread the Hate

retelling the words
of the past pain that she caused---
forgive her sooner

Copyright © Brandee Augustus | Year Posted 2010

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For Those Who Have Served

Scared out of my wits
   My family now in the pits--
      This veteran pissed.

A. Green

Copyright © Amy Green | Year Posted 2010